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RCN London

News, events and opinions covering everything to do with nurses and nursing in London

Following Government advice, RCN London’s office has physically closed.  However, our service to our members is very much open.  If you have any queries, please contact RCN Direct (0345 772 6100 ), your rep in your place of work or your RCN Patch Officer.

RCN London has over 60,000 members working as registered nurses, midwives, health visitors, nursing students and health care assistants in every kind of hospital, community and academic setting within the NHS, education, independent and voluntary sectors. 

Our work stretches across the populations of 32 boroughs, includes 69 NHS employers, more than 3,000 independent health care sites and over 20,000 independent sector beds. Our membership is drawn from all walks of life, both here in London and further afield. 

Your FAQs about COVID-19 and work

Read our advice about your work and other employment issues.
RCN London recommendations

The cost of living in London

Our members gave their views on just what it's like living and working in the capital.  

Take a look at what really matters to nursing staff.

Read the full report
Central London boroughs


All members belong to an RCN branch. Branches work across the NHS, independent and third sectors to deliver services to members and provide opportunities for members to participate in, shape and influence the work of the RCN.

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London Inclusion Solution

The Inclusion Solution is an RCN London initiative that aims to bring health workers, managers, activists, charities and a range of health stakeholders together to learn more about inclusion in the workplace. There are lots of ways you can get involved and help us build a nursing workforce that promotes and supports diversity.

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Page last updated - 18/03/2020